Department of Numbers

Santa Fe, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 62,500 jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,477 employed persons for the month. Santa Fe added 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 192 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Fe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 62,500 +300 +4,300
CPS 70,477 +192 +3,196

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Fe as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Santa Fe, New Mexico

CES employment for Santa Fe peaked in September 2007 at 66,900. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 52,800 in April 2020, Santa Fe has gained 9,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 75,103 for Santa Fe in January 2007. 4,626 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 60,146, Santa Fe has added 10,331 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 62,500 300 70,477 192
March 2022 62,200 -200 70,285 246
February 2022 62,400 400 70,039 508
January 2022 62,000 600 69,531 366
December 2021 61,400 400 69,165 -20
November 2021 61,000 200 69,185 1
October 2021 60,800 500 69,184 114
September 2021 60,300 -100 69,070 171
August 2021 60,400 800 68,899 244
July 2021 59,600 1,000 68,655 353
June 2021 58,600 300 68,302 460
May 2021 58,300 100 67,842 561